Diversion
Lesson Plan

Introduction:

  • To determine that the applicant exhibits satisfactory knowledge, risk management, and skills associated with diversion
  • References: FAA-H-8083-2, FAA-H-8083-25; AIM; Navigation Charts

Attention:

  • Research a case study
  • Discuss how the initial conditions developed into an incident/accident/mishap
  • Relate similar personal experience of the same type of incident/accident/mishap

Motivator:

  • Lost aircraft procedures can be simplified down to five simple steps called "The 5 C's"
  • Note, this page does not pertain to remotely-piloted aircraft system lost communications

Overview:

Topic:
Time:
Introduction:
0:05
Lost Procedures:
0:15
Review (quiz):
0:05
Case Studies:
0:05
Total Ground Time:
0:30

Required Materials:

  • Paper, Pen, Marker, Whiteboard

Instructor Actions:

Student Actions:

Private Pilot - Lost Procedures Airman Certification Standards:

  • To determine that the applicant exhibits satisfactory knowledge, risk management, and skills associated with lost procedures and taking appropriate steps to achieve a satisfactory outcome if lost
  • References: FAA-H-8083-2, FAA-H-8083-25; AIM; Navigation Charts

Lost Procedures Knowledge:

The applicant demonstrates understanding of:

Lost Procedures Risk Management:

The applicant is able to identify, assess, and mitigate risk associated with:
  • PA.VI.D.R1:

    Collision hazards, to include aircraft, terrain, obstacles, and wires.
  • PA.VI.D.R2:

    Distractions, task prioritization, loss of situational awareness, or disorientation
  • PA.VI.D.R3:

    Failure to record times over waypoints
  • PA.VI.D.R4:

    Failure to seek assistance or declare an emergency in a deteriorating situation

Lost Procedures Skills:

The applicant exhibits the skill to:

References:

  • FAA-H-8083-2
  • FAA-H-8083-25
  • AIM
  • Navigation Charts